Remember the last great selfie you took? Was it at the beach? Maybe it was at Comic-Con with Wolverine? Selfies have found their way into almost every part of our lives. 2014 was the year of the selfie, so it’s no wonder 2014 produced some of the best selfies to date.
Not only is President Obama the first U.S. president to participate in the Hour of Code, but he may also be the first president to take selfies in the White House.
A selfie captures the moment forever. It wasn’t enough for Dave Carriere to reach the top of Mt. Everest; he had to have a selfie to prove it (i.e., “Picture or it didn’t happen”). Shortly after posting this selfie, the image went viral, flooding social feeds and timelines around the world.
As a pilot in the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, you may find yourself flying daring and dangerous missions, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a selfie. This RAF pilot snapped a selfie with the airliner he is escorting to safety.
A NASA astronaut managed to capture a once-in-a-lifetime selfie while on a mission at the International Space Station. Astronaut and flight engineer Mike Hopkins took his selfie while making a space walk outside of ISS.
NASA loves selfies. This one is possible thanks to robotics and electrical engineering and it comes from NASA’s Curiosity Rover. The rover poses on the Red Planet as it collects data from the mysterious Martian surface.
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